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Spain's Great Cities: Barcelona, Madrid, and Seville

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Fly into: Barcelona Fly out of: Madrid
Total Duration: 9 days

This itinerary takes you to three of Spain's greatest destinations: Barcelona, Madrid, and Seville. Each city has its own charm and attractions. You'll take in art museums and architecture, as well as superb cuisine—with plenty of time for breaks in parks or the beach. Best of all, these cities are linked by high speed trains.

    This Trip's Top Experiences:

  • History
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Food and Wine
Days 1-3
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1 Barcelona

An Artful Experience

  • To get a feel for the city, stroll through the Rambla and the Gothic Quarter
  • Set aside a whole day to see Gaudí's masterpieces all over the city
  • Spend a day in the Eixample seeing Moderniste architecture
  • Browse through Barcelona's sophisticated shops and boutiques
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping
  • Architecture
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Days 4-6
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2 Madrid

Prado and Partying

  • Make a pilgrimage to the Prado, one of the world's legendary art museums
  • Visit Old Madrid, which is packed with aristocratic homes and affordable bars
  • Nibble on tapas and party well into the night, just like the locals do
  • Relax in the Retiro gardens
  • Nightlife
  • Art and Culture
  • Shopping
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Days 7-9
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3 Seville

More than Just Oranges

  • The Museo de Bellas Artes is second only to the Prado
  • Learn all about flamenco at the Museo del Baile Flamenco
  • The Alcázar palace contains work by some of Andalusia's finest craftspeople
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping
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